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The Weeds
The Weeds

Politics is how people achieve power. Policy is what they do with it. Every week on The Weeds, host Jonquilyn Hill and guests... more

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Can Black churches lead the way on teen mental health?

It’s hard to get Americans to agree on any topic these days, but a majority of them do agree on... more

06 Dec 2023 · 45 minutes
The Devil wears fast fashion

Most of us love a bargain, but when it comes to our wardrobe, there’s a high cost for those cheap... more

29 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
Barack Obama on AI, free speech, and the future of the internet

This episode of Decoder with Nilay Patel originally ran in early November. Patel and former President Barack Obama discuss AI... more

22 Nov 2023 · 49 minutes
Why everything is (still) so expensive

If you are frustrated with how expensive everything feels right now, you’re not alone. Inflation has fallen from last year’s... more

15 Nov 2023 · 42 minutes
BDS and the history of the boycott

If you turn on the news, or scroll through your social media feed of choice, there’s a good chance you’ll... more

08 Nov 2023 · 47 minutes
Will school choice change the future of education?

The school choice movement is having a moment again. Charter schools and voucher programs have been around for decades, but... more

01 Nov 2023 · 46 minutes
The sandwich generation: Caring for kids and seniors

The struggles of caretaking are nothing new, but there’s a trend emerging as baby boomers get older: More and more... more

25 Oct 2023 · 38 minutes
Why your health insurance is tied to work

Open enrollment is around the corner, which means soon it will be time to pick your health insurance again. And... more

18 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
Conservative socialism?

What will American politics look like after Trump? Sean Illing is joined by Sohrab Ahmari to discuss his new book,... more

11 Oct 2023 · 56 minutes
How (not) to budget

Congress narrowly avoided a government shutdown when it passed a bill funding the government for the next 45 days. And... more

04 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
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Can Black churches lead the way on teen mental health?
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